“My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, 20 because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.”
James 1:19-20 NIV
Seeking help…it is hard to do for many of us. First step, admit we need help. Second step, seek assistance…first from God and then from others that God puts in our lives. Last step, listen…the first two are hard enough for many of us, if we get to the last step we often lose focus…we need to listen. We often spend our listening time preparing our response instead of truly listening. We can miss God’s will for us if we fail to listen. May we all be better listeners in our daily walk. Amen.
“Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise. Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.”
Proverbs 19:20-21 NIV
(This photo was taken in August of 2016 at Sapphire Point near Dillon, Colorado)